Week 5 Day 5 - Choose one of the following atmospheric...

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Axia College Material Appendix D Air Pollution Chart After reviewing Ch. 8 and 9 of your text, complete the following table, then respond to the questions that follow: Issue Sources Health/Environmental Effects Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) Car Exhaust Cause cancers, and trouble breathing Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Refrigerant gas Distruction to the ozone layer Ground-level ozone (O 3 ) form of oxygen  considered a pollutant  in one part of the  atmosphere but an  essential component of  another Is a very balanced form. Needed by one level but considered harmful to the next. Sulfuric acid (H 2 SO 4 ) a strong mineral acid with the molecular formula H 2 SO 4 . It is soluble in water at all concentrations. Fertilizer and lead acid batteries for cars Cause pollution to soil, Note : Some pollutants may not have direct health effects.
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Unformatted text preview: Choose one of the following atmospheric issues: air pollution, global warming, ozone depletion, and acid deposition. Then, respond to the following: What air pollutants combine and contribute to this issue? Briefly describe the health and environmental problems caused by the selected atmospheric issue. Provide one key solution to help either reduce the effects or recover from the effects of the selected issue. I chose Carbon Dioxide: Air pollutants consist of exhaust from vehicles. Health issues consist of getting lung cancer from breathing in the CO2 and causing difficulty breathing. Also CO2 causes the ozone layer to deplete. One key to helping reduce the amount of CO2 is for people to use public transportation and car pool. SCI 275...
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2010 for the course SCI 275 SCI 275 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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